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Dec. 24, 2017

1.22 – My, What Big Treaties You Have

1.22 – My, What Big Treaties You Have

Year(s) Discussed: 1793-1794

Developments on both sides of the Atlantic keep the administration busy in 1794. Prominent envoys are sent to both Britain and France in order to avert the US being drawn into conflict with a foreign power. General Wayne and his troops march into action in the Northwest Territory. Even Washington is getting into the action as he heads into the field to face the rebels in western Pennsylvania. Though only five years old, the new government under the Constitution is tested like never before.

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Audio editing for this episode by Andrew Pfannkuche.

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Featured image: John Jay, copy based on an original by Gilbert Stuart, courtesy of Wikipedia